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Medical workers in many fields are indebted to Victor McKusick for preparing this new edition of his esteemed monograph. That it is half again as long as its predecessor reflects a remarkable advance in our knowledge of these diseases during the past 6 years. Homocystinuria, the subject of one chapter, was unknown when the second edition was written. Ochronosis now is awarded the recognition of a chapter even though the primary genetic defect does not reside in the connective tissue proper. The segregation of a confusing and seemingly overlapping group of skeletal disorders (Hurler and Morquio syndromes among others) into
Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue.. Ann Intern Med. ;65:623. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-3-623_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(3):623.
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